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A Brief Introduction to the Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church Prepack of 10 by Branson L. Thurston

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Published by Discipleship Resources .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion - Denominations - Religions,
  • Religion,
  • REL,
  • REL067000,
  • Christianity - Methodist,
  • Theology - General,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Christian Theology - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8175057M
ISBN 100881772437
ISBN 109780881772432
OCLC/WorldCa40703134

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The General Book of Discipline reflects our Wesleyan way of serving Christ through doctrine and disciplined Christian life. We are a worldwide denomination united by doctrine, discipline, and mission through our connectional covenant. The General Book of Discipline expresses that unity. The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church An online version of The Book of Discipline and The Book of Resolutions, are offered on the Cokesbury web site for free. This book of covenant sets forth the theological grounding of The United Methodist Church in biblical faith, and affirms that we go for- ward as “loyal heirs to all that [is] best in the Christian past.”. At no cost, you may view an on-line version of the Book of Discipline (and/or Book of Resolutions ). Click on the book below!

The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church Paragraph Permanent Endowment and Planned Giving Ministry Committee A charge conference may establish a local church permanent endowment and planned giving ministry committee. The purposes for establishing such a committee include the responsibilities to. i) the president and/or a representative of the United Methodist Women; j) a young adult representative k) a representative of the United Methodist Youth; l) the pastor(s). 6. Quorum - The members present and voting at any duly announced meeting shall constitute a quorum. From The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church -   The work towards a new Book of Discipline was birthed from a deep concern that the legislation being submitted to the General Conference Session being held in Minneapolis, MN in May of was primarily focused on how to divide the denomination into three or four smaller denominations. We found this deeply troubling. Trustees are accountable to the charge conference and the church council. The term “trustees” as used in The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church may be construed to be synonymous with “director of corporations” when required to comply with law.

- From the Preamble to the Constitution of The United Methodist Church The product of over years of General Conferences of the denominations that form The United Methodist Church, the Discipline is the current statement of how United Methodists agree to live together. It acknowledges the past and addresses the future. Through separations and mergers Methodist Christians have preserved testimony to the risen and reigning Christ by holding themselves accountable to standards of doctrine and discipline. When the United Methodist Church was formed in , with the merger of The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren, both the Methodist Articles of. The Book of Discipline brings our faith and practice together into a living document that gives clarity to what it means to be Free Methodist. It’s broken into a number of different sections, each attempting to address how we live and serve in the Kingdom of God. The Constitution of the Free Methodist Church. This Book of Discipline presents the history, theological roots, and global contemporary mission of the Free Methodist Church – USA (FMCUSA). It is the ecclesiastical and organizational manual of the church. It includes the Common Constitution (chapters 1 & 2) of the global Free Methodist Church, of which the FMCUSA is a founding member.